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Junior Racing

In all likelihood the next Formula 1 champion will have started his career in a go-kart. Youngsters from eight years upwards are competing on a regular basis - so whether you are trying the sport to see if your child has potential, or simply looking for a different type of birthday treat, a day's go-karting will make an unforgettable experience. Get in touch and we will arrange a party that your child will remember for a long time and that will be the envy of all his/her friends!

What ages?

Most tracks will allow eight year-olds and upwards to drive under supervised conditions and some are geared up to provide birthday packages as well. Currently there are only around sixteen tracks in the whole of the UK that can cater for under-eights.

Most venues, whether they are indoor circuit or outdoors, will NOT allow adults and juniors on the track at the same time, but there a few that cater for families and here you can enjoy karting in a safe environment. We have all the details you will need to get your party on the track, whatever their age.

For parents who are convinced that their child has what it takes to be a racing champion then why not call us for information on kart clubs and the steps you will need to take to get your youngster to the top step of the podium?

Junior go-kart racing restrictions: track by track

Below is a list of minimum age and height restrictions, track by track.

circuit min age min height
Rye House 3 127cm
Ace Karting Plus 4 120cm
London Karting Co - Dulwich 4 none
JDR Karting 4 none
London Karting Co - Battersea 4 none
York Motorsport Village 4 127cm
London Karting Co - Wildernesse 4 none
London Karting Co - Sevenoaks 4 none
Buckmore Park 4 127cm
St Eval 4 none
M4 Karting 6 127cm
Lydd Kart Circuit 6 none
Cumbria Karting 6 130cm
Surbiton Raceway (Junior track) 6 126cm
Red Lodge 7 126cm
Kartworld 7 none
Raceway Karting 7 122 cm
North Devon Karting 7 none
South West Karting 7 120cm
Ancaster Karting 7 130cm
Carew Karting 8 135cm
Teamworks Reading 8 140cm
Teamworks Karting Birmingham 8 150cm
Knockhill Karting 8 none
Cambuslang Karting 8 none
ELK Racing 8 none
F1K East London 8 130cm
Gridline Racing 8 122cm
Mr Karting 8 132cm
Formula Karting (Newry) 8 150cm
Kartrak Karting 8 137cm
Scotkart Cambuslang 8 127cm
Scotkart Clydebank 8 127cm
F1K West Midlands 8 130cm
Daytona Milton Keynes (North Circuit) 8 135cm
Whilton Mill (Mill Circuit) 8 none
Three Sisters 8 137cm
Chequered Flag (Grimsby) 8 132cm
Oxford Karting 8 140cm
Campsie Karting Centre 8 none
Teamworks Karting Halesowen 8 135cm
A12 Karting & Quasar Centre 8 135cm
Karting World Grimsby 8 none
Formula Fast 8 125 cm
Chequered Flag Karting 8 none
Premier Raceway 8 130cm
F1K West London 8 130cm
Rogue Racing 8 130cm
Eddie Irvine Sports 8 none
Formulakart 8 none
Top Gear Karting 8 140cm
Alvar Karting 8 140cm
Fast Lane Karting 8 none
West Coast Karting 8 none
F1K East Midlands 8 130cm
Sandown Park 8 125cm
Premier Karting 8 138cm
Cannon Raceway 8 132cm
Daytona Manchester 8 none
The Circuit 8 125cm
Herefordshire Raceway 8 none
F1 Indoor Karting 8 none
Pole Position 8 none
Teamworks Karting Letchworth 8 140cm
Kartsport Indoor Go Karting 8 none
Anglia Indoor Karting 8 127cm
Brentwood Karting 8 122cm
Lakeside Karting 8 132cm
Amen Corner Karting 8 none
F1K North East 8 130cm
Anglia Karting Centre 8 132cm
Northampton Indoor Karting 8 145cm
Wildtracks Karting & Activity Centre 8 130cm
Prestige Karting 8 130cm
Grand Prix Karting 8 none
Tamworth Karting 8 137cm
Ellough Park 8 137cm
Nottingham Raceway 8 140cm
Llandow 8 137cm
Bradford Kart Racing 8 none
Midland Karting 8 none
Teesside Karting 8 137cm
Bayford Meadows 9 none
Sutton Circuit 10 none
Xtreme Karting Edinburgh 10 140cm
Teamworks Karting Peterborough 10 140cm
Coventry Karting 10 135cm
Stretton 2000 10 140cm
Kinsham Raceway 10 none
Swindon Karting 10 137cm
Langer Kart & Quad Centre 10 140cm
Xtreme Karting Falkirk 10 127cm
Elite Karting 11 none
Tyke Racing 12 130cm
Nottingham Go Karts 12 none
Capital Karts 12 142cm
Surbiton Raceway 12 126cm
West Country Karting 12 155cm
Thruxton 12 152cm
Raceworld Karting 12 150cm
The Raceway Docklands 12 125cm
Supakart 14 152cm
The Kurburgring 14 150cm
The Campbell Circuit 14 none
Clay Pigeon 14 none
Tockwith Karting 14 none
Scarborough Karting 14 140cm
March Hare Leisure 15 152cm
Ice Karting London 16 137cm
Whilton Mill (National Circuit) 16 150cm
Team-Action 16 none
Mansell Raceway 16 none
Daytona Milton Keynes 16 none
J M Kartsport 16 none
Whilton Mill (Indy Circuit) 16 150cm
Whilton Mill (International Circuit) 16 150cm
Angmering Motorsports Centre 16 none
Kartsport Outdoor Go Karting 16 150cm
Parkwood Karting 16 none
Matchams Karting 17 152cm
Revolution Karting 18 152cm
Qleisure 18 none

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